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Centre Historique Minier

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Address: | Fosse Delloye, 59287 Lewarde, France
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+33 3 27 95 82 82
10:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 17:00

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Exceptionally interesting and well-planned museum

What a wonderful experience! This guided museum offers a look at the coal mining industry that flourished in this part of France in the 19th and 20th centuries. Insightful as... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 11 October 2015
Toronto, Canada
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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2015 via mobile

What a wonderful experience! This guided museum offers a look at the coal mining industry that flourished in this part of France in the 19th and 20th centuries. Insightful as well as fun - for all ages. The displays and explanations in the non-guided parts of the museum are clear and very interesting. English audio guides are available - they... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2015

They tell the story of coal mining in this location very well, and convey what it would have been like working the pits. The visit takes you through the changing rooms all the way to the pits, explaining the conditions for the workers, as well as the technical aspects of extracting the coal as technology developed. All very safely, and... More 

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Santpoort-Noord, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2015

Every member of our family (two adults and two kids of 7 & 5) thoroughly enjoyed the mining museum. The audio-guided tour of the exhibits is not only educational, but fun and interactive too. Not a trace of stuffiness or boredom to be fund. Everyone thoroughly enjoyed the "underground" tour and we all left with so many impressions and new... More 

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2012

This is a really good and interesting visit. The first thing to note is that the site is 99% wheelchair and pushchair accessible (BRAVO!).There are also lockers where you can store your bags etc. if you don't want to carry them around. After visiting the first part of the museum you then join a guide to take you down the... More 

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